AKS Graduate Fellowship Korea (6 months)

The Academy of Korean Studies Graduate Fellowship is a non-degree program which invites and supports international students for six months, providing them with a momentum to grow to be a next generation of promising scholars in Korean studies and to play a leading role in the field abroad. Those who aspire to widen and deepen their knowledge of Korea by conducting research at the Graduate School of Korean Studies in one of the most dynamic countries in the world are very welcome to apply.  

Eligibility 

  Qualifications
Nationality The applicant, either a foreign national or a Korean national who obtained permanent residency in a foreign country or who resides overseas and has completed education outside of Korea which is compatible with Korea‘s elementary, middle, high school and college education.
Educational Background As of the application deadline, applicants must meet one of the following conditions :① Applicants are enrolled in a master’s or a doctoral degree program at an overseas university.② Applicants completed coursework and are in the status of ABD (All But Dissertation) in a master's or a doctoral degree program at an overseas university.③ Applicants were conferred a master's degree at an overseas university.
Residence As of the application deadline, applicants must reside in a foreign country outside of Korea.
Research Topic An applicant's research topic should pertain to Korea/Korean Studies.

※ Applications who were previously one of AKS Graduate Fellows are not accepted.※ Higher Korean language ability preferred. 

 
Fellowship Benefits

A. Monthly allowance of KRW900,000 is provided.B. An economy-class round trip airfare at actual expense is provided within the limit prescribed by the GSKS Travel Expenses Policy.

C. Fellowship Period : 6 months 

1) Spring Semester : From 1 March to 31 August 

2) Fall Semester : From 1 September to 28 February, the following year 

※ Extension is not allowed. E. On-campus dormitory and guest house are available at the following cost;  ◦ Dormitory : KRW814,500 for 6 months, double occupancy  ◦ Guest house : approximately KRW600,000 for 1 month (KRW20,000 per day), sole occupancy

Application Period:

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